biography of Aernout Overbeeke
Born May 17, 1951 in the Netherlands. Taught himself History of Art at the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Being expelled from high school made focussing on photography possible. Assisted Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken for one year.
Began his career in 1971 as a fashion photographer and continued as a commercial photographer in 1981. His first big campaigns came in 1983.
A Dutch photographer who managed to teach himself after having been expelled from high school. He quickly learned the history of art by frequenting the Rijks museum and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and subsequently assisted photographer Ed van der Elsken.